Yemeni Civil War

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A Yemeni man holds a rifle in Aden, Sept. 14, 2006.

Yemen war: A look at a 'serious humanitarian crisis'

Feb 19, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Nearly 24 million people in Yemen are in dire need of humanitarian assistance, according to a Center of Strategic and... Read more

The UN Security Council meeting in New York City, 2018.

Pope Francis wants 'holistic approach' to Middle East, UN Security Council told

Jan 23, 2020

Pope Francis is concerned about the worsening situation in the Middle East, and is urging a continued commitment to dialogue... Read more

President Donald Trump with Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the White House in March 2018.

Despite human rights concerns, Senate fails to stop Saudi arms sale

Jul 30, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The Senate on Monday failed to override President Trump’s veto of their attempts to block over $8 billion in arms... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience Jan. 31, 2018.

Pope Francis appeals for Yemen's starving children

Feb 3, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

During the Angelus Sunday, Pope Francis urged people to think of and pray for the many people in Yemen, especially... Read more

US Capitol dome.

House passes farm bill and controversial rule on Yemen debate

Dec 13, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

An agriculture bill supported by a coalition of Catholic groups passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday with bipartisan support.... Read more

The city of Taiz in southern Yemen. Yemen / Taiz City. 2018-11-02

Senate moves to end U.S. support of Yemeni conflict

Nov 29, 2018

The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday in favor of a procedural motion to advance a resolution that could end U.S. involvement... Read more

A Yemeni man hold a rifle in Aden, Sept. 14, 2006.

A bishop's plea: Don't forget victims of war and cholera in Yemen

Aug 11, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

A deadly cholera outbreak in Yemen could continue indefinitely without an end to the civil war, says a bishop in... Read more

Priest still missing after Yemen attack that killed 4 nuns

Mar 9, 2016

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Despite a lack of news and the prospect of difficult negotiations ahead, the Salesians remain hopeful that their priest kidnapped... Read more

From L-R: Sr. Anselm, Sr. Reginette,  Sr. Judith, Sr. Marguerite.

Here are the faces of the nuns who were martyred in Yemen

Mar 8, 2016

By Alan Holdren

Sister Anslem, Sister Reginette, Sister Judith, Sister Marguerite, and were serving as caretakers at the Missionaries of Charity's convent and... Read more

Missionaries of Charity at a prayer vigil in St. Peter's Square, June 19, 2015.

There's no question – the Missionaries of Charity in Yemen 'died as martyrs'

Mar 6, 2016

By Elise Harris, Alan Holdren

After a recent attack at a Missionaries of Charity convent in Yemen claimed the lives of four of the sisters... Read more

UPDATED: Four sisters dead in attack on Missionaries of Charity home in Yemen

Mar 4, 2016

At least 16 people are dead after two gunmen attacked a Missionaries of Charity convent and nursing home for elderly... Read more